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Americans are Investing Real Estate
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Americans are Investing Real Estate

According to a survey from Bankrate, Americans are setting their sights on real estate instead of stocks as a long-term investment. Bankrate...

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Prepping Real Estate Investments Before the Storm
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Prepping Real Estate Investments Before the Storm

Real estate professionals need to have climate change on their mind, according to Billy Grayson, Executive Director for the Urban Land Institute's...

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HUD Announces Residential Reverse Mortgage Sale
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HUD Announces Residential Reverse Mortgage Sale

The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has announced a sale of residential reverse mortgage pools consisting of approximately 1,500...

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ClosingCorp Offers Natural Disaster Alerts to SmartFees Users
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ClosingCorp Offers Natural Disaster Alerts to SmartFees Users

ClosingCorp, a provider of residential real estate closing cost data and technology for the mortgage and real estate services industries, recently...

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Lawmakers Spar Over Zombie Properties Legislation
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Lawmakers Spar Over Zombie Properties Legislation

Republican lawmakers are questioning the impact of a recent bill related to Zombie properties that was passed by the New York State Senate and...

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The Case for Outsourcing in Property Preservation
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The Case for Outsourcing in Property Preservation

You can pretty much guarantee that when anyone establishes a property preservation company, the first thing they focus on is the core part of the...

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Parts of a Whole in Default Servicing
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Parts of a Whole in Default Servicing

Editor's note: This feature originally appeared in the July issue of DS News, out now. With foreclosure volumes remaining historically low and the...

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Racial Disparities in Lending and Foreclosure Trends

African-Americans are twice as likely to be denied a mortgage when controlling for income, according to a Clever.com study. The study, which...

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The Value of Rent Payment Reporting

Rent reporting to credit bureaus can more renters to make payments on time according to a survey by TransUnion. The survey, which includes...

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National Housing Conference Adds Board of Governor Members
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National Housing Conference Adds Board of Governor Members

The National Housing Conference (NHC) recently announced that Kimani Little of Federal Home Loan Bank of New York and Connie Wright of Wells Fargo...

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Real Estate Organization Names New CEO

Owen D. Thomas, CEO of Boston Properties was elected as the new global chairman of the Urban Land Institute (ULI). ULI is a global,...

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Re-Examining Manufactured Housing
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Re-Examining Manufactured Housing

In an effort to combat a shrinking affordable housing stock, Fannie Mae's Duty to Serve initiative is developing solutions including manufactured...

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LoanScorecard Partners with Sprout Mortgage
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LoanScorecard Partners with Sprout Mortgage

LoanScorecard recently announced that it has partnered with Sprout Mortgage to power Sprout's newly launched AUS, the ACORN System. Headquartered...

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The Booming Built-For-Rent Market

Build to rent housing inventory is growing fast, and following the influx of investors buying millions of distressed homes and turning some of them...

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Stanford University Offers $3.4B to Affordable Housing
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Stanford University Offers $3.4B to Affordable Housing

As the San Francisco Bay area continues to face low affordability, Stanford University has offered to invest $3.4 billion in housing development in...

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The Impact of Prepayments on VA Loans
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The Impact of Prepayments on VA Loans

While Ginnie Mae has attempted to "to combat the churning of VA mortgages (which results in unusually fast prepayment speeds)," Urban Institute...

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Mortech and Blend Partner to Enhance Digital Lending
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Mortech and Blend Partner to Enhance Digital Lending

Mortech, the Nebraska-based Zillow Group company that provides mortgage technology solutions for mortgage lenders and secondary market teams is...

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Choosing Real Estate Agents for Investing

Though the multiple listing service (MLS) can be a great asset for investors, sometimes, a good investor-friendly real estate agent is the way to...

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The Benefits of Real Estate Investment Trusts
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The Benefits of Real Estate Investment Trusts

Real estate investment trusts (REIT) can be reliable and well-managed stocks, according to Forbes Real Estate Investor editor Brad Thomas, and...

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Rent Increases Spur Regulation
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Rent Increases Spur Regulation

New York state lawmakers have reached an agreement intended to strengthen New York's rent laws and tenant protections. The New York Times reports...

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U.S. Real Estate is a Hot Commodity for Foreign Buyers

During a recent interview with CNBC, the President of Lennar International, Chris Marlin said foreign buyers are looking to the U. S. residential...

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The Impact of Rent Demand
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The Impact of Rent Demand

As the rental market experiences price and demand increases, landlords are beginning to cut back on many "perks" originally intended to entice...

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Partnership Announced Between Two Tech Companies

Two technology companies in the housing industry announced a partnership. LenderClose has integrated Simplifile, which functions as an electronic...

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Wells Fargo Pledges $1B to Tackle Housing Challenges
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Wells Fargo Pledges $1B to Tackle Housing Challenges

The funds would go towards tackling housing issues such as homelessness, available and affordable rentals, transitional housing, and homeownership,...

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Combating Zombie Properties With Registries
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Combating Zombie Properties With Registries

In recent years, New York has faced a rise of zombie properties, forcing both the state and local communities to brainstorm new ways to combat this...

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Tackling Zombie Properties in New York
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Tackling Zombie Properties in New York

Erie County, New York, foreclosures were 33% during the first three months of 2019 compared to 2018, according to Erie County Clerk Michael Kearns,...

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California-Based Mortgage Provider Hires Former Goldman Sachs Executive

Consolidated Analytics, a provider of mortgage services, announced the appointment of Josh Fuchs as SVP of product development and sales for its...

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U.S. Bank Sues Bank of America Over RMBS Issues

U. S. Bank has sued Bank of America, claiming that "a company it acquired sold defective mortgages to a $2 billion residential mortgage-backed...

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Britain’s Barclays Returning to U.S. Mortgage-Backed Securities Market

A decade after bonds tied to U. S. home loans contributed to the financial crisis, British investment bank and financial services company Barclays...

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The Industry Pulse: Updates on Ellie Mae, Optimal Blue, and More
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The Industry Pulse: Updates on Ellie Mae, Optimal Blue, and More

From new technologies to new partnerships, catch the latest happenings in the industry in this update. Ellie Mae recently announced the expansion...

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